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Monticello

Designed by Thomas Jefferson, executed by Louis Chantrot. If the Great Clock in the Hall was the most important public clock at Monticello, the Obelisk Clock was Jefferson's most important private one.

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Monticello
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Jefferson Today
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Monticello

On Saturday, September 17, Monticello, along with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the University of Virginia, hosted a public race summit for thousands on the West Lawn of Jefferson’s famous home.

Memory, Mourning, Mobilization: Legacies of Slavery and Freedom in America...MORE »

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Gayle Jessup White

African drumming and dancing, Southern cuisine, and a national TV crew are not what Monticello’s visitors typically encounter at Thomas Jefferson’s mountaintop home. But on a recent balmy August evening, the guests were anything but typical. In fact, one might argue that because their ancestors...MORE »

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Monticello
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Monticello

Featuring the remarks of Dr. Larry Sabato

On July 4, 2016, Dr. Larry J. Sabato, founder and director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics, welcomed 75 new citizens from 41 countries at the 54th Annual Independence Day and...MORE »

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Monticello
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Monticello

On April 13, 2015, Rep. John Lewis, congressman and civil rights activist, gave the keynote...MORE »

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